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Library Tips

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2016

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This was posted on one of the GaryNorth.com forums this week: “Libraries are desperately trying to stay relevant in the digital world. A way for them to stay relevant is to purchase subscription services to online resources and make them available to card holders. Google your library web site and go there. Look thru business […]

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Why Christian Colleges Sell Out

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2016

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And Solomon sent to Hiram, saying . . . Now therefore command thou that they hew me cedar trees out of Lebanon; and my servants shall be with thy servants: and unto thee will I give hire for thy servants according to all that thou shall appoint: for thou knowest that there is not among […]

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Who Should Certify Competence?

Written by Gary North on December 19, 2015

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Back in 1971, I was interviewed for a teaching position at an obscure Michigan college, one which was officially Christian but which survived only because of the state scholarship program that funneled several hundred nonsectarian, often secular students onto the campus. I had sent the dean my vita, and he hastened to tell me that […]

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Massacres by Trousered Apes

Posted on December 5, 2015

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Joe Sobran was my favorite columnist before he died in 2010. He offered more good sense per paragraph than anyone else. In 1993, William F. Buckley publicly fired Sobran from National Review. I had known for three decades that Buckley was the liberal establishment’s token conservative intellectual. That act confirmed it. He had also become […]

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The Two Rotten Novels That Turned America Left

Written by Gary North on November 21, 2015

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I teach four years of literature courses for the high school program of the Ron Paul Curriculum. I also teach six weeks of literature for the eighth grade. For these lessons, I analyze two novels: Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward: 2000–1887 (1888) and Charles Sheldon’s In His Steps (1896). Bellamy’s book is occasionally assigned to college […]

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Grim Humor: “Welcome, College Freshmen”

Posted on November 21, 2015

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In the fall of the year, as leaves turned red and gold on the campus of U.PE., an aging professor stood on the podium to give the welcoming address to the new class of freshmen. His hair was white, his mien one of resignation and cynicism. He looked as though he would rather be almost […]

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